Earlier this week, when this year’s round of Academy Awards nominations was announced, the internet immediately noticed a lack of diversity, pointing out that there are no people of colour up for any of the major acting categories.
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) January 15, 2016
At the Oscars…people of color are always welcomed to give out awards…even entertain, but we are rarely recognized for our artistic accomplishments. Should people of color refrain from participating all together? People can only treat us in the way in which we allow.
With much respect in the midst of deep disappointment,